38 minutes | Jul 19, 2021

Chief Jim Viadero - The CopDoc Podcast Ep 31 - Newtown, CT Police Department

We interviewed  Chief Jim Viadero of the Newtown, CT Police Department.  A former command staff member for the Bridgeport Police.  Jim serves as an adjunct professor at Sacred Heart University.  We spoke about the issues of policing, the adjustments needed to adapt for Covid, and to avoid issues that have plagued US policing in the past few years.  This wide-ranging discussion helped to frame the state of policing, the need for training, and the difficult problems of recruiting and retention in policing today.  
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